Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 14 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 95 181 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.20% 13.71% 12.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.74% 55.02% 40.93%
Number of salaries quoted 82 109 126
Somerset median annual salary £28,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.12% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,625 £72,500 £55,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - -1.23% +9.46%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Somerset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 199 329 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 23.47% 24.92% 29.44%
Number of salaries quoted 164 238 309
Somerset median annual salary £37,623 £38,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.64% +2.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,750 £72,500 £51,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +3.85%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Somerset.

Salary trend for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Somerset over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -11 33 £27,500 -38.89% 23
Wells - 10 £48,750 -
Taunton +6 7 £37,000 -2.63% 5
Portishead -2 7 £27,000 -25.52%
Bridgwater -4 5 £25,161 -32.90% 1
Yeovil -11 3 £57,500 +55.41% 5
Clevedon - 2 £50,000 -
Axbridge - 2 £52,500 -
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Degree.

1 50 (52.63%) Computer Science
2 34 (35.79%) Mathematics
3 30 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (29.47%) C++
5 27 (28.42%) C#
5 27 (28.42%) JavaScript
5 27 (28.42%) OO
6 24 (25.26%) Software Engineering
7 19 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (17.89%) Scrum
9 16 (16.84%) .NET
9 16 (16.84%) Web Development
9 16 (16.84%) Visualisation
10 15 (15.79%) Windows
11 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
11 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
11 14 (14.74%) Games
11 14 (14.74%) TDD
12 13 (13.68%) Physics
12 13 (13.68%) Java
12 13 (13.68%) SQL
13 12 (12.63%) OOP
13 12 (12.63%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (11.58%) Git (software)
15 10 (10.53%) Android
15 10 (10.53%) Test Automation
15 10 (10.53%) Kanban
15 10 (10.53%) Human Factors
15 10 (10.53%) jQuery

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.42%) CMS
1 8 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (8.42%) MS Exchange
1 8 (8.42%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.37%) Umbraco
3 5 (5.26%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.11%) Apache
4 2 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.05%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle UPK
5 1 (1.05%) SAS
5 1 (1.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.11%) Sonata
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.37%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.16%) Office 365
5 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.42%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.32%) Unified Communications
2 6 (6.32%) VoIP
3 2 (2.11%) DHCP
3 2 (2.11%) SSH
4 1 (1.05%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.37%) GIS
3 4 (4.21%) Big Data
4 3 (3.16%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (2.11%) CouchDB
5 2 (2.11%) MySQL
5 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.05%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.05%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.11%) Eclipse RCP
4 2 (2.11%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.11%) JIRA
4 2 (2.11%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (2.11%) Selenium
4 2 (2.11%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.05%) Toad
General
1 14 (14.74%) Games
2 6 (6.32%) Electronics
3 4 (4.21%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.21%) Finance
3 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.16%) Marketing
4 3 (3.16%) Retail
5 2 (2.11%) Automotive
5 2 (2.11%) Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Back Office
6 1 (1.05%) Law
6 1 (1.05%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (34.74%) Graduate
2 31 (32.63%) Developer
3 20 (21.05%) Software Developer
4 18 (18.95%) Graduate Developer
5 16 (16.84%) Graduate Software Developer
6 13 (13.68%) Software Engineer
7 11 (11.58%) Analyst
7 11 (11.58%) Consultant
8 10 (10.53%) Graduate Consultant
9 9 (9.47%) Support Engineer
10 8 (8.42%) C++ Software Engineer
11 7 (7.37%) Graduate Software Consultant
11 7 (7.37%) Lecturer
11 7 (7.37%) Software Consultant
12 6 (6.32%) Graduate Analyst
12 6 (6.32%) Graduate Analyst Programmer
12 6 (6.32%) Graduate Programmer
12 6 (6.32%) IT Engineer
12 6 (6.32%) IT Support
12 6 (6.32%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.84%) .NET
2 10 (10.53%) jQuery
3 9 (9.47%) RESTful
4 8 (8.42%) HTML
5 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET
5 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (7.37%) CSS
5 7 (7.37%) Redux
6 5 (5.26%) React
7 4 (4.21%) JSON
8 2 (2.11%) JSP
8 2 (2.11%) Middleware
8 2 (2.11%) Node.js
8 2 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.11%) React Native
8 2 (2.11%) SOAP
9 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.05%) HTML5
9 1 (1.05%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (1.05%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 50 (52.63%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.32%) Data Structures
3 5 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.05%) Acoustics
5 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.05%) FMCG
5 1 (1.05%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.05%) Robotics
5 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.05%) User Experience
5 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.79%) Windows
2 10 (10.53%) Android
3 9 (9.47%) Linux
3 9 (9.47%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.37%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.11%) Debian
7 2 (2.11%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.79%) Mathematics
2 30 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (28.42%) OO
4 24 (25.26%) Software Engineering
5 17 (17.89%) Scrum
6 16 (16.84%) Visualisation
6 16 (16.84%) Web Development
7 14 (14.74%) TDD
8 13 (13.68%) Physics
9 12 (12.63%) OOP
9 12 (12.63%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (10.53%) Human Factors
10 10 (10.53%) Kanban
10 10 (10.53%) SDLC
10 10 (10.53%) Test Automation
11 9 (9.47%) Mobile Development
12 8 (8.42%) Presales
13 7 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (7.37%) iOS Development
13 7 (7.37%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 28 (29.47%) C++
2 27 (28.42%) C#
2 27 (28.42%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.68%) Java
3 13 (13.68%) SQL
4 10 (10.53%) Python
5 7 (7.37%) C
6 6 (6.32%) Apple Swift
7 4 (4.21%) PHP
7 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.21%) Scala
8 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.11%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.11%) Go
8 2 (2.11%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.11%) Perl
9 1 (1.05%) Ada
9 1 (1.05%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.05%) R
9 1 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (6.32%) PhD
3 5 (5.26%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (4.21%) CCNA
4 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.16%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.16%) PMP
5 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.11%) CIPD
6 2 (2.11%) HND
6 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.11%) Master's Degree
6 2 (2.11%) MCP
6 2 (2.11%) MCSE
6 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.05%) APMP
7 1 (1.05%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) PMO
3 1 (1.05%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.05%) GDPR
3 1 (1.05%) MISRA
3 1 (1.05%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.05%) P3O
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.42%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.11%) Docker
4 2 (2.11%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (2.11%) KVM
4 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.11%) Xen
5 1 (1.05%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Ansible
1 2 (2.11%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.21%) VMware
3 3 (3.16%) Cisco
3 3 (3.16%) HP
3 3 (3.16%) SAP
4 2 (2.11%) Cognizant
4 2 (2.11%) IBM
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle
4 2 (2.11%) Veritas
5 1 (1.05%) Dell
5 1 (1.05%) EMC
5 1 (1.05%) NetApp
5 1 (1.05%) Tableau